Manager of Manufacturing Engineering and Quality in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job ID: VID004925

About Us

We invite you to Imprint the WORLDTM on an exciting journey of continuous improvement! Every day, 4,000+ associates in over 38 countries work together to achieve amazing results as One Videojet. From freshness dating to track and trace coding, Videojet technologies help ensure products sold across the globe are authentic and safe for consumers to use in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial marketplaces.

As a global leader in the marking and coding industry, our continued growth brings an opportunity for you to chart the course and drive your own career success. As a Videojet associate you will:
• ENGAGE in bringing consumer brands to market globally.   
• DRIVE results with the Danaher Business System (DBS). 
• REALIZE your potential! 


The purpose of this position is to plan and coordinate all aspects of Quality and Manufacturing Engineering teams to achieve world class quality levels, enhance responsiveness to customer concerns, and reduce cost of poor quality by establishing and sustaining robust quality systems. 

• Drive a culture of continuous improvement using DBS tools including, but not limited to, Daily Management, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), 5S, Standard Work (SW), and VRK.
• Drive optimization of KPIs around Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Productivity through the use of Manufacturing Engineering and DBS tools and techniques
• Actively participate in monthly L3 Ops Reviews and support site leadership in creating PD, Bowler Charts, and action plans.
• Guide lean manufacturing efforts focusing on standard work efficiency and improving internal and external quality.
• Provide leadership to ensure kaizen results are sustained.
• Establish and improve quality systems and procedures consistent with ISO requirements, benchmarking best practices from Automotive, Aerospace, and/or Medical Industries. 
• Define and improve quality metrics to drive internal and external quality. 
• Lead consistent deployment of quality management tools such as:  8D problem solving, DMAIC process, SPC standards, Error Proofing, Design of Experiments, DFMEA/PFMEA, Control Plans, etc. 
• Develop and initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.  Coordinate product quality tests of varying complexity (process and final testing) with lab technicians. 
• Manage and develop a team of manufacturing engineers, quality engineers, and technicians – focusing on skills development, engagement, and performance management.
• Lead engineering and manufacturing teams to provide effective APQP processes. 
• Create and implement manufacturing processes and documentation (PCP, PFMEA, etc)
• Support/partner cross-functionally with R&D, Engineering, and Procurement teams in new product development and launches.

Job Requirements


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, quality management, production or related technical discipline; or equivalent in experience.  Master’s degree preferred. 
• ASQ Certification, Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• 5+ years quality leadership experience in certified manufacturing organization(s); minimum 3 years’ experience in management position
• Experience with supplier audits and scorecards preferred
• Proven track record of successful implementation of LEAN/Six Sigma manufacturing tools and techniques.
• Experience of implementation and sustainment of ISO 9001 certification.
• Quality:  Lean problem-solving and corrective action processes; including 8D, Pareto Analysis, 5-Why technique, Design of Experiments and other manufacturing-related continuous improvement tools.  Supplier quality management experience including retaining and regaining customers.  
• Quality Assurance:  Plans and carries out systemic activities of a quality system so that quality requirements for a product will be fulfilled.  Provides systematic measurement, comparison with standards, monitoring of processes and feedback loops.  
• Leadership: Genuine commitment to fostering long-term growth and development of associates, with particular attention to how their talents can best be utilized to meet current and future business needs.  
• Communications Skills: 
- Speaks clearly and effectively in positive or negative situations; responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills. 
- Prepares reports, writes procedures, and presents to associates at all levels of the organization
• Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; 
• Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Ability to analyze technical data and proposals. DMAIC mindset.
• Project Management: Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks. Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities. 
• Ability to work across all disciplines and levels of the organization in a persuasive and credible manner. 
Videojet Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.